High-Interest Story with Vocab and Questions-Heartbreak and Hair Weave

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Grade Levels
9th - 10th
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11 pages
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This story was created for reluctant readers (9th grade and 10th grade students).

Plot: When Harrison unexpectedly breaks up with Emma, she decides to remove her weave and colored contacts.

Note: Within the lesson, there is a link to an editable version (Google Doc) of the questions and vocabulary activities that go along with the story.

This story includes:

  • Seven reading comprehension questions
  • Two critical thinking questions
  • A vocabulary worksheet

If you have questions or concerns, please contact me: sharron1975@gmail.com

Total Pages
11 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.


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